The Netherlands: Junior Songfestival 2024 shows kick off

The Netherlands: Junior Songfestival 2024 shows kick off
Wednesday, 10 April 2024

  • The Dutch national selection for Junior Eurovision 2024 has kicked off with the first shows of Junior Songfestival 2024. 

    The Netherlands will be taking part in the 22nd edition of Junior Eurovision that will take place in Spain and have already began their national selection process. 

    Once again the Junior Songfestival format will be the formula through which the coutry will be selecting their Junior Eurovision 2024 representative. 

    The first episode of Junior Songfestival 2024 of the selection has been released on the Junior Songfestival Youtube channel with the first set of acts going through auditions held earlier this year. 

    Dewi, Elaine, Elise, Emma, Felicity, Hidde, Janna, Kaz, Keturah, Koen, Nova, Olivier, Ruben, Veronika and Zehra, performed in order to secure one spot in the Junior Songfestival Academy.

    The Netherlands in Junior Eurovision

    The Netherlands has been participating in the contest since day 1 in 2003 and haven’t missed a year. In 2009 they won the competition and have achieved nine times to finish in the top 10 places. The country’s worst place came in 2015 when it finished 15th. In 2018 the country was represented by the duo Max & Anne and their entry Samen, which finished in 13th place with 91 points.

    In 2022 the country was represented by Luna with the song “La Festa” defened the Dutch colors in Yerevan. She finished 7th scoring a total of 128 points.

    Last year the duo Sep and Jasmijn defended the Dutch colors in Nice, France with “Holding On to You”. They finsihed 7th on the overall scoreboard with 122 points.


    News Source/Image: Junior Songfestival